A List of Firsts:

Sophie Auvin - Brazil


March 21, 2019

-First time in a Portuguese-speaking country



-First time living with a host family



-First time living near the ocean and mountains



-First time living on an island



-First time with a sister



-First time trying: farofa, pastels, chimarrão, acai, brigadeiros, goiaba,

yucca, etc.



-First time going to a club and dancing to funk



-First time surfing



-First time white water rafting



-First time traveling by myself



-First time using public transportation



-First Carnival



-First Christmas at the beach



-First time away from home for more than 3 weeks



-First Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years away from home



-First protest and presidential election abroad



-First time working at a non-profit



-First second language



-First forro club



-First time being able to dance



-First time seeing the ocean every day



-First time working with the homeless population



-First time thinking 70 degrees(23 Celsius) is cold



-First time playing maracatu



-First time in Brazil

Sophie Auvin